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George Easton Sheets
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1872
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Ontario, Canada
Death: 1946
Osnabruck
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Ontario, Canada

George Easton Sheets is my Grandfather on my Mother's side. He is the s/o John G. Sheets and Sarah E. (Mattice) Sheets.
His siblings:
1. Elizabeth Sarah Sheets b: ABT 1865
2. Mary Almena Sheets b: ABT 1868 in Minnesota. She married James Edmond Pitts.
3.William John (AKA John William)Sheets b: 09 APR 1874 in Ontario, Canada. Married Eva Jane Baldwin.
4. Nelson Ira Sheets b: 30 JUN 1877 in Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Ontario, Canada. Married Harriette M. Latorr
5.Hiram Allen Sheets b: 11 JUN 1880 in Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Ontario, Canada. Was a mechanic and died single.
6 Laura E. Sheets b: 13 SEP 1883 in Ontario, Canada. Married William Gillard.
7.Lydia Ann Sheets b: 04 JAN 1887 in Cornwall Twp, Stormont, Ontario, Canada
8.Ida Sheets b: ABT 1889 in Ontario, Canada
9.Sarah J. Sheets b: 15 JUN 1890 in Ontario, Canada


Grandpa married Esther Ellen Heath on Dec 31 1895 in the Township of Cornwall Ontario, Canada.
Together they had 9 children:

1. George Nelson b: July 28, 1897 (He died young boy)
2. Lizzie b: Sept 10 1899
3. Ethel May b: Sept 9 1900
4. Nelson b: July 17, 1902
5. Harry Lawrence b: July 29 1905 (Uncle Harry was killed by a drunk driver)
6. Nellie b: Oct 14 1907
7. Lottie Gertrude b: Nov 19 1909
and then twins:
8. Carrie E b: May 2 1913
9. Clara Irene " " (My Mom)
Grannie & Grandpa settled in a home in Farran's Point Ontario located next to the schoolyard. I was born the year Grandpa died. I remember Grannie well. She was a tiny woman no taller than 5 feet and weighed no more than 107 pounds. She was very spiritual and very ladylike. I enjoyed running over to her place because she always had cookies. She died when I was 10 but I will not forget her smile. She and mom were very close. All her daughters except mom and her twin moved to the United States but they visited at least once a year.

NOTE: This cemetery is located in the vicinity of Lunenburg but Lunenburg was not among the cities I had to select from so I put Long Sault as it is the nearest town in the options.

NOTE: IN some census records Esther is spelled Ester and Easter AND others she uses her middle name Ellen as her first.
Grandpa George Easton always was referred to as Easton.
On WorldConnect website a descendant Paul SHEATS from USA has posted his genealogy research on the Sheets (Sheats) family that goes back to my GGG-Grandparents. He even has his will posted there. Fascinating. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John G. Sheets (1836 - 1922)
  Sarah Elizabeth Mattice Sheets (1846 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Esther Ellen Heath Sheets (1881 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  George Nelson Sheets (1897 - 1900)*
  Elizabeth E. Sheets Henderson (1898 - 1986)*
  Elizabeth Sheets Henderson/Lonkey (1898 - 1986)*
  Ethel M. Sheets Binion (1900 - 1980)*
  Harry William Sheets (1905 - ____)*
  Nellie Bertha Sheets Knapp (1908 - ____)*
  Lottie Gertrude Sheets Sawyer/Burdick (1909 - ____)*
  Clara Irene Sheets Donnelly (1913 - 2002)*
  Carrie Sheets Kelly (1913 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Almenia Sheets Pitts (1868 - 1940)*
  George Easton Sheets (1872 - 1946)
  John William Sheets (1874 - 1946)*
  Nelson Ira Sheets (1877 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waterdown Cemetery
Lunenburg
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Ontario, Canada
 
Created by: Joan Donnelly Ellis
Record added: Mar 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106633109
George Easton Sheets
Added by: Graceti
 
George Easton Sheets
Added by: Graceti
 
 
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Happy Valentine's Day Grandpa.
- Merle, Ruth, Joan, Barbara & Brenda
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014

- Joan Donnelly Ellis
 Added: Jan. 31, 2014
Thinking of you Grandpa.RIP
- Joan Donnelly Ellis
 Added: Mar. 13, 2013
 
 
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